Windows 10: Control Panel/Programs & Features/Power Options/System do not open

  1.    17 Sep 2015 #1

    Control Panel/Programs & Features/Power Options/System do not open


    I installed an application "Clone File Checker" and uninstalled that using "iObit Uninstaller" with Power Unistall" option. After that, i am not able to open Control Panel, Programs & Features, Power Options and System from the Start Menu. Clicking on each of these gives an error in the enclosed screenshots, but all of them display the error message "This file does not have an program associated with it to perform this action. Please install a program, or if one is already installed, create an association in the Defaults Program Control Panel". Only the file names are different. When I try to set the Default Applications, I do get a similar error message.

    Moreover, clicking on the File Explorer from the Start Menu opens the Explorer screen, but when I pin to the Taskbar and subsequently attempt to open tit from Task Bar, I get an error message.

    Appreciate any help. Thanks.

    regards
    kalyanaraman s.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails File Explorer - Error.png   Default Applications Control Panel - Error.png   System - Error.png   Power Options - Error.png   Programs and Features - Error.png  

    Control Panel - Error.png  
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 3,211
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       17 Sep 2015 #2

    kalyanaraman said: View Post
    I installed an application "Clone File Checker" and uninstalled that using "iObit Uninstaller" with Power Unistall" option. After that, i am not able to open Control Panel, Programs & Features, Power Options and System from the Start Menu. Clicking on each of these gives an error in the enclosed screenshots, but all of them display the error message "This file does not have an program associated with it to perform this action. Please install a program, or if one is already installed, create an association in the Defaults Program Control Panel". Only the file names are different. When I try to set the Default Applications, I do get a similar error message.

    Moreover, clicking on the File Explorer from the Start Menu opens the Explorer screen, but when I pin to the Taskbar and subsequently attempt to open tit from Task Bar, I get an error message.

    Appreciate any help. Thanks.

    regards
    kalyanaraman s.
    I have on occasion used iObit Uninstaller but only in the most severe situations. iObit Uninstaller does seem to have a reputation of doing more than what one expects. You might try System Restore to a day before the program was installed. If that doesn't work there's other options in Recovery but they can be more severe that what is needed so be sure to read everything carefully.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 3,176
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       17 Sep 2015 #3

    can you right click on start get to a admin command prompt and run ,,, sfc /scannow
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4

    Same problem I think


    When I attach an external hdd to my USB port i get the same message (see attached). What do I do?
    Control Panel/Programs & Features/Power Options/System do not  open Attached Files
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5

    Is the Drive formatted? Do you have any ? in device manager?? BTW you should have started a new thread FYI for future reference.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6

    Yes it's formatted.
    What does " Do you have any ? in device manager??" mean?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
General Tips Open Control Panel in Windows 10 in Tutorials
How to Open the Control Panel in Windows 10 In Windows 10, there are a few different ways to find and change your settings: Settings app, Control Panel, app settings, and search. Most of the settings that you'll want to change can be found in...
I have a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro on my desktop with all updates installed. I like to use Cortana to quickly get to settings and apps, but I noticed for some reason I can't find every system setting via Cortana. For example, searching for...
I have a Toshiba Qosmio F750 and since i did the upgrade to Windows 10 The power Option of Starting the Laptop by just opening the Lid does not work, I have the Laptop set to close down when i shut the lid (works fine) But does not boot when i open...
I can't get the NVIDIA Control Panel to open. I click on it through the Windows Control Panel and the cursor will spin for a few seconds, and you can see the process start and run for a few seconds in the Task Manager, then it stops. Will not open...
when attempting to install win 10 from a usb drive is there a difference between restarting the pc with usb as first in boot order in bios vs in win8.1 control panel recovery options advanced options using it to restart and boot from usb devive....
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:09.
Find Us